Research Assistant & Engagement Officer
A new role available in our Bristol office. Be part of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty.
- Location:UK Office
- Salary scale:£20,000–£25,000 per annum, depending on experience
- Closing date:29 March 2020
- First interview:6 April 2020
- Start date:April 2020
About the role
This exciting new role will provide research and engagement support to the engagement team focusing particularly on our development finance and poverty work which provides objective evidence and policy focused on improving the effectiveness of development finance to support the progress of the poorest people, those most at risk of being left behind.
The successful candidate will play a key role, working closely with senior team members, supporting high quality research and strategic engagement. They will support the development of influential, policy-relevant research and analysis as well as supporting DI’s engagement with a broad and diverse range of stakeholders to strengthen impact and catalyse change.
- Undertake short research tasks as well as supporting long term projects
- Providing support to team members including supporting event organisation, logistics, meetings, etc.
- Coordinate briefings, talking points and presentations ahead of external meeting
We are looking for someone who has a passion for international development with strong communication skills and the ability to produce short pieces of research synthesis quickly and present in an accessible way. The ideal candidate would have experience of working within the sector or within the political arena.
You will be required to have a Bachelor’s degree in political sciences, international relations, economics or a related discipline or equivalent experience and excellent working knowledge of French language is essential.
If you would like to contribute to increasing the impact of a dynamic organisation committed to ending poverty, we would love to hear from you. Please download and read the full recruitment pack and apply by emailing your CV and cover letter to HR@devinit.org